Intel Core i5-11600KF Benchmark, Test and specs

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The Intel Core i5-11600KF has 6 cores with 12 threads and is based on the 11. gen of the Intel Core i5 series. The processor uses a mainboard with the LGA 1200 socket and was released in Q1/2021. The Intel Core i5-11600KF scores 1,721 points in the Geekbench 5 single-core benchmark. In the Geekbench 5 multi-core benchmark, the result is 8,312 points.
Intel Core i5-11600KF

CPU lineage

The segment in which we have classified the Intel Core i5-11600KF. Here you can see if it is a desktop processor or a mobile processor or which processor may be the successor of the Intel Core i5-11600KF.

Name: Intel Core i5-11600KF
Family: Intel Core i5 (328)
CPU group: Intel Core i 11000 (22)
Architecture: Rocket Lake S
Segment: Desktop / Server
Generation: 11
Predecessor: Intel Core i5-10600KF
Successor: Intel Core i5-12600KF

CPU Cores and Base Frequency

The Intel Core i5-11600KF has 6 CPU cores and can calculate 12 threads in parallel. The clock frequency of the Intel Core i5-11600KF is 3.90 GHz (4.90 GHz). The number of CPU cores greatly affects the speed of the processor and is an important performance indicator.

CPU Cores / Threads: 6 / 12
Core architecture: normal
Cores: 6x
Hyperthreading / SMT: Yes
Overclocking: Yes
Frequency: 3.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (1 Core): 4.90 GHz
Turbo Frequency (6 Cores): 4.60 GHz

Memory & PCIe

The processor can use up to 128 GB memory in 2 (Dual Channel) memory channels. The maximum memory bandwidth is 51.2 GB/s. The memory type as well as the amount of memory can greatly affect the speed of the system.

Memory type: Memory bandwidth:
DDR4-3200
51.2 GB/s
Max. Memory: 128 GB
Memory channels: 2 (Dual Channel)
ECC: No
PCIe: 4.0 x 20
PCIe Bandwidth: 39.4 GB/s

Thermal Management

The thermal design power (TDP for short) of the processor is 125 W. The TDP specifies the necessary cooling solution that is required to cool the processor sufficiently. The TDP usually gives a rough idea of the actual power consumption of the CPU.

TDP (PL1 / PBP): 125 W
TDP (PL2): 251 W / 56 s
TDP up: --
TDP down: 95 W
Tjunction max.: 100 °C

Technical details

The Intel Core i5-11600KF is made in 14 nm. The smaller the manufacturing process of a CPU, the more modern and energy-efficient it is. Overall, the processor has 15.00 MB cache. A large cache can greatly speed up the processor's speed in some cases such as games.

Technology: 14 nm
Chip design: Monolithic
Socket: LGA 1200
L2-Cache: 3.00 MB
L3-Cache: 12.00 MB
AES-NI: Yes
Operating systems: Windows 10, Windows 11, Linux
Virtualization: VT-x, VT-x EPT, VT-d
Instruction set (ISA): x86-64 (64 bit)
ISA extensions: SSE4.1, SSE4.2, AVX2, AVX-512
Release date: Q1/2021
Release price: 237 $
Part Number: --
Documents: --

Benchmark results

Verified Benchmark results
The benchmark results for the Intel Core i5-11600KF have been carefully checked by us. We only publish benchmark results that have been created by us or that have been submitted by a visitor and then checked by a team member. All results are based on and fullfill our benchmark guidelines.


Cinebench 2024 (Single-Core)

The Cinebench 2024 benchmark is based on the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxon's 3D program Cinema 4D. The benchmark runs are each 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
AMD Ryzen 7 5700X AMD Ryzen 7 5700X
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
93
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
92
Intel Core i7-11700KF Intel Core i7-11700KF
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
92
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
91
Intel Core i7-1355U Intel Core i7-1355U
10C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
91
Intel Core i7-1370P Intel Core i7-1370P
14C 20T @ 5.20 GHz
91
AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5965WX AMD Ryzen Threadripper PRO 5965WX
24C 48T @ 4.50 GHz
91

Cinebench 2024 (Multi-Core)

The Multi-Core test of the Cinebench 2024 benchmark uses all cpu cores to render using the Redshift rendering engine, which is also used in Maxons Cinema 4D. The benchmark run is 10 minutes long to test whether the processor is limited by its heat generation.
Apple M1 Pro (8-CPU) Apple M1 Pro (8-CPU)
8C 8T @ 3.20 GHz
628
Intel Core i7-10700K Intel Core i7-10700K
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
618
Intel Core i7-10700KF Intel Core i7-10700KF
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
618
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
604
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
604
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
602
AMD Ryzen 7 4800H AMD Ryzen 7 4800H
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
602

Cinebench R23 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Core i7-11375H Intel Core i7-11375H
4C 8T @ 5.00 GHz
1574
Intel Core i7-11700K Intel Core i7-11700K
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1569
Intel Core i7-11700KF Intel Core i7-11700KF
8C 16T @ 5.00 GHz
1569
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
1564
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
1564
AMD Ryzen 5 8640U AMD Ryzen 5 8640U
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
1552
AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7640U AMD Ryzen 5 PRO 7640U
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
1552

Cinebench R23 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R23 is the successor of Cinebench R20 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-1270P Intel Core i7-1270P
12C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
11336
Intel Core i7-6900K Intel Core i7-6900K
8C 16T @ 3.20 GHz
11326
Intel Core i5-1250P Intel Core i5-1250P
12C 16T @ 2.70 GHz
11280
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
11277
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
11277
Intel Core i5-1240P Intel Core i5-1240P
12C 16T @ 2.70 GHz
11268
AMD Ryzen 7 4700S AMD Ryzen 7 4700S
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
11210

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Single-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
Intel Xeon E-2356G Intel Xeon E-2356G
6C 12T @ 5.00 GHz
1726
Intel Xeon E-2334 Intel Xeon E-2334
4C 8T @ 4.80 GHz
1723
Intel Xeon E-2388G Intel Xeon E-2388G
8C 16T @ 5.10 GHz
1722
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
1721
Intel Core i7-11700F Intel Core i7-11700F
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1721
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
1721
Intel Core i7-11700 Intel Core i7-11700
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
1721

Geekbench 5, 64bit (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 5 is a cross plattform benchmark that heavily uses the systems memory. A fast memory will push the result a lot. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Xeon E-2386G Intel Xeon E-2386G
6C 12T @ 3.50 GHz
8389
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5875U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5875U
8C 16T @ 3.50 GHz
8377
Intel Xeon E-2356G Intel Xeon E-2356G
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
8326
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
8312
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
8312
Intel Core i9-11950H Intel Core i9-11950H
8C 16T @ 3.70 GHz
8311
Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2670 v3
12C 24T @ 2.70 GHz
8308

Geekbench 6 (Single-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The single-core benchmark only evaluates the performance of the fastest CPU core, the number of CPU cores in a processor is irrelevant here.
Intel Core i9-11900 Intel Core i9-11900
8C 16T @ 5.20 GHz
2148
Intel Pentium Gold 8505 Intel Pentium Gold 8505
5C 6T @ 4.40 GHz
2146
Intel Xeon W-11855M Intel Xeon W-11855M
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
2142
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
2138
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
2138
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
2136
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X AMD Ryzen 7 5800X
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
2136

Geekbench 6 (Multi-Core)

Geekbench 6 is a benchmark for modern computers, notebooks and smartphones. What is new is an optimized utilization of newer CPU architectures, e.g. based on the big.LITTLE concept and combining CPU cores of different sizes. The multi-core benchmark evaluates the performance of all of the processor's CPU cores. Virtual thread improvements such as AMD SMT or Intel's Hyper-Threading have a positive impact on the benchmark result.
Intel Core i9-11900T Intel Core i9-11900T
8C 16T @ 3.60 GHz
8977
Intel Core i9-10900 Intel Core i9-10900
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
8972
Intel Core i9-10900F Intel Core i9-10900F
10C 20T @ 4.60 GHz
8972
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
8964
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
8964
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
8947
Intel Core i5-12500T Intel Core i5-12500T
6C 12T @ 3.20 GHz
8911

Cinebench R20 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
604
Intel Core i9-11900H Intel Core i9-11900H
8C 16T @ 4.90 GHz
599
Intel Xeon W-11855M Intel Xeon W-11855M
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
599
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
598
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
598
Intel Core i7-1185G7 Intel Core i7-1185G7
4C 8T @ 4.80 GHz
598
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 6850U
8C 16T @ 4.70 GHz
595

Cinebench R20 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R20 is the successor of Cinebench R15 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Xeon Gold 5120 Intel Xeon Gold 5120
14C 28T @ 2.60 GHz
4344
Intel Core i7-9800X Intel Core i7-9800X
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
4338
AMD Ryzen 9 4900H AMD Ryzen 9 4900H
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
4332
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
4320
AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U AMD Ryzen 7 PRO 5850U
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
4320
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
4320
AMD Ryzen 7 5800U AMD Ryzen 7 5800U
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
4320

Blender 3.1 Benchmark

In the Blender Benchmark 3.1, the scenes "monster", "junkshop" and "classroom" are rendered and the time required by the system is measured. In our benchmark we test the CPU and not the graphics card. Blender 3.1 was presented as a standalone version in March 2022.
Intel Core i5-12400 Intel Core i5-12400
6C 12T @ 4.00 GHz
170
Intel Core i7-11800H Intel Core i7-11800H
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
168
Intel Xeon Gold 5215 Intel Xeon Gold 5215
10C 20T @ 2.50 GHz
163
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
161
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
161
AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS AMD Ryzen 9 5900HS
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
161
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
157

Estimated results for PassMark CPU Mark

Some of the CPUs listed below have been benchmarked by CPU-monkey. However the majority of CPUs have not been tested and the results have been estimated by a CPU-monkey’s secret proprietary formula. As such they do not accurately reflect the actual Passmark CPU mark values and are not endorsed by PassMark Software Pty Ltd.
Intel Core i5-12500E Intel Core i5-12500E
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
19899
Intel Xeon D-1747NTE Intel Xeon D-1747NTE
10C 20T @ 2.80 GHz
19836
Intel Xeon Gold 6226 Intel Xeon Gold 6226
12C 24T @ 3.50 GHz
19823
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
19755
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
19755
Intel Core i9-10900E Intel Core i9-10900E
10C 20T @ 2.80 GHz
19710
Intel Core i9-9820X Intel Core i9-9820X
10C 20T @ 4.00 GHz
19671

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Single-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
AMD Ryzen 5 5600X AMD Ryzen 5 5600X
6C 12T @ 4.30 GHz
624
AMD Ryzen 7 7840H AMD Ryzen 7 7840H
8C 16T @ 4.25 GHz
624
AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS AMD Ryzen 7 7840HS
8C 16T @ 4.25 GHz
624
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
622
Intel Core i7-11700 Intel Core i7-11700
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
620
Intel Core i7-11700F Intel Core i7-11700F
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
612
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
8C 16T @ 4.20 GHz
609

CPU-Z Benchmark 17 (Multi-Core)

The CPU-Z benchmark measures a processor's performance by measuring the time it takes the system to complete all benchmark calculations. The faster the benchmark is completed, the higher the score.
Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3 Intel Xeon E5-2680 v3
12C 24T @ 2.50 GHz
4730
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
4715
AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X AMD Ryzen Threadripper 1900X
8C 16T @ 3.80 GHz
4699
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
4667
AMD Ryzen 5 5500 AMD Ryzen 5 5500
6C 12T @ 3.60 GHz
4643
AMD Ryzen 5 5600G AMD Ryzen 5 5600G
6C 12T @ 3.90 GHz
4615
AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS AMD Ryzen 7 4800HS
8C 16T @ 2.90 GHz
4581

Cinebench R15 (Single-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The single-core test only uses one CPU core, the amount of cores or hyperthreading ability doesn't count.
AMD Ryzen 7 5700G AMD Ryzen 7 5700G
8C 16T @ 4.60 GHz
250
AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D AMD Ryzen 7 5800X3D
8C 16T @ 4.50 GHz
249
AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS AMD Ryzen 9 5980HS
8C 16T @ 4.80 GHz
247
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.90 GHz
245
Intel Core i7-1255U Intel Core i7-1255U
10C 12T @ 4.70 GHz
245
Intel Core i3-12100F Intel Core i3-12100F
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
242
Intel Core i3-12100 Intel Core i3-12100
4C 8T @ 4.30 GHz
242

Cinebench R15 (Multi-Core)

Cinebench R15 is the successor of Cinebench 11.5 and is also based on the Cinema 4 Suite. Cinema 4 is a worldwide used software to create 3D forms. The multi-core test involves all CPU cores and taks a big advantage of hyperthreading.
Intel Core i7-1260P Intel Core i7-1260P
12C 16T @ 3.10 GHz
1778
Intel Xeon Gold 6144 Intel Xeon Gold 6144
8C 16T @ 4.00 GHz
1775
Intel Xeon E5-2660 v4 Intel Xeon E5-2660 v4
14C 28T @ 2.40 GHz
1774
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
1760
AMD Ryzen 7 6800U AMD Ryzen 7 6800U
8C 16T @ 3.40 GHz
1755
Intel Xeon E5-2687W v3 Intel Xeon E5-2687W v3
10C 20T @ 3.30 GHz
1752
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
6C 12T @ 4.60 GHz
1749

CPU performance per watt (efficiency)

Efficiency of the processor under full load in the Cinebench R23 (multi-core) benchmark. The benchmark result is divided by the average energy required (CPU package power in watts). The higher the value, the more efficient the CPU is under full load.
Intel Core i9-12900KS Intel Core i9-12900KS
27,796 CB R23 MC @ 241 W
115
Intel Core i9-12900K Intel Core i9-12900K
27,472 CB R23 MC @ 240 W
114
Intel Core i9-12900KF Intel Core i9-12900KF
27,472 CB R23 MC @ 240 W
114
AMD Ryzen 5 3600 AMD Ryzen 5 3600
9,150 CB R23 MC @ 87 W
105
Intel Core i3-13100 Intel Core i3-13100
8,843 CB R23 MC @ 88 W
101
Intel Core i5-11600K Intel Core i5-11600K
11,277 CB R23 MC @ 119 W
95
Intel Core i5-11600KF Intel Core i5-11600KF
11,277 CB R23 MC @ 119 W
95

Benchmarks





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